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DUI Penalties

FIRST CONVICTION:

Probation: up to 1 year
Fine: $500 – $1,000/ $1,000 – $2,000*
Jail: up to 6 months/ up to 9 months**
CSH: minimum of 50 community service hours
Vehicle impoundment: 10 days

SECOND CONVICTION:

Fine: $1,000 – $2,000/ $2,000 – $4,000*
Jail: up to 9 months/ up to 12 months**
Ignition interlock device: mandatory placement for a period of at least 1 year

 

Within 5 years of prior conviction

Jail: not less than 10 days and up to 9 months
Vehicle impoundment: 30 days

THIRD CONVICTION:

Not within 10 years of prior conviction (Misdemeanor):

Fine: $2,000 – $5,000
Jail: up to 12 months
Ignition interlock device: mandatory placement for a period of at least 2 years

 

Within 10 years of prior conviction (Third Degree Felony):

Fine: up to $5,000
Jail: term of imprisonment not exceeding 5 years (30 days minimum)
Ignition interlock device: mandatory placement for a period of not less than 2 years
Vehicle Impoundment: 90 days

 

NOTE: For the third or subsequent conviction for an offense that occurs within a period of 10 years after the date of a prior conviction, the court shall order imprisonment for not less than 30 days.

FOURTH OR SUBSEQUENT CONVICTION (Third Degree Felony):

Fine: not less than $2,000
Jail: term of imprisonment not exceeding 5 years
Vehicle impoundment: 90 days

 

*Fines and **Jail time are higher if blood-alcohol level or breath-alcohol level is 0.15 or higher or at time of offense  driver was accompanied in the vehicle by a person under 18 years of age.